04/13/1677 | 1677 Sanriku Earthquake


Events in the same region
Date Title Region Preferred Magnitude Quality*
1150s 12th Century Hokkaido Paleo-Earthquake Hokkaido 7.9 D
1611 Dec 02nd 1611 Keicho Earthquake Hokkaido 8.5 C
1677 Apr 13th 1677 Sanriku Earthquake Hokkaido 7.9 C
  • GHEA (GHEC v1.0) -Albini P., Musson R.M.W., Rovida A., Locati M., Gomez Capera A.A., and Viganò D. (2014). The Global Earthquake History. Earthquake Spectra, May 2014, Vol.30, No.2, pp. 607-624. http://doi.org/10.1193/122013EQS297 - Link
Event Characteristics
Preferred Magnitude 7.90 (7.40-8.10)
Epicenter 41.000°N, 143.000°E
Depth unknown
Tsunami yes
Paleo-Event no
Quality of Evidence C

Magnitude Range
Year Reference Magnitude
2014 GHEA (GHEC v1.0) 7.9 (7.4-8.1)

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